Period
to 18 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Microservices skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microservices over the 6 months to 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microservices
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 28 73
Rank change year-on-year -42 +45 -2
Contract jobs citing Microservices 5 55 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.50% 5.11% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 5.80% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £131 £393 £388
90th Percentile £453 £529 £494
East of England median daily rate £510 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +2.00% -4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

Microservices is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 843 949 929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.55% 88.20% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 440 439
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £445 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.95% +12.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £255 £262 £205
90th Percentile £625 £563 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £437 £400
% change year-on-year +3.09% +9.13% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 93 121
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -32.84% -10.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.25 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% -43.28% +22.08%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microservices in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microservices in Cambridgeshire

Microservices
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -20 5 £425 -15.00% 3
Microservices
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) L2TP
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Network Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (40.00%) OpenVPN

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Anypoint
1 1 (20.00%) Mule
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) IPsec
1 2 (40.00%) L2TP
1 2 (40.00%) OpenVPN
1 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Junior
1 2 (40.00%) Junior Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Life Science
1 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Biology
4 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (40.00%) Network Planning
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) API Design
5 1 (20.00%) API Development
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Information Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Marketo
2 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow